The Research Department at ACKU aims to provide academic research skills by providing courses and trainings to students and faculty staff. The research teams also facilitate the production of original research papers through collaboration with national and international institutes including universities and think tanks. It hosts academic conferences in which an academic field of study is explored and debated by experts. The Communication desk hosts events such as book launces, lecture series, reading clubs with the aim to initiate debate..
In addition to studies carried out by orientalists in the nineteenth century,